The benefits of partnership in youth work

In May 2016 the Council of the European Union reiterated both the value of youth work and the ‘role of the youth sector in an integrated and cross-sectoral approach to preventing and combating violent radicalisation of young people.’ Since risks to young people from extremism are not confined by borders, but are also shaped by local contexts, there is potential for youth organisations to work with partners from different European countries. In this way, youth organisations can expand and enhance the opportunities offered to young people and youth workers – enabling them to gain new insights, as a result of exposure to different experiences and settings.’

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